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Today's News

  • Rams win seven medals at state

    DES MOINES - It wasn’t the place (12th) nor the points (22) Glenwood track coach Mark Starner hoped for coming out of the Iowa State Track Meet but there is one thing his team did take away from its three days at state that excites the coach.

    Experience.

    Of the 12 events the Glenwood boys qualified for at state, all but one of the athletes in those spots will be back next season.

  • Rams take Hawk-10 crown with win

    The Glenwood boys soccer team wrapped up the Hawkeye 10 Conference title with a dominating 3-0 victory over Denison last Monday.

    The Rams (14-2 overall, 5-1 in the conference) have won eight straight games. Glenwood has also now captured two of the past three Hawkeye 10 titles.

    “It was nice to see,” said Glenwood coach Mike Artist of his team’s conference title. “It was one of our goals. Two out of the last three isn’t bad.”

  • Glenwood blanks Riverside, 10-0

    Gretchen Dehn ‘s first goal of the season and the 10th for the Rams on the night ended a 10-0 victory over Riverside on Friday.

    The Rams’ season-high 10 goals came from six different scorers.

    “I don’t like doing that (scoring 10 goals) to a team. I honestly didn’t know what the score was,” said Glenwood coach Brad Silvey.

    Mallory Hoyt had a hat trick in the win and Michaela Moore added two goals.

  • Rams sending 16 to state track

    The Glenwood girls and boys track teams combined to qualify in 16 events for the Iowa State Track Meet at Friday's Class 3A District Meet in Atlantic.

    The Rams' 16 state qualifiers will begin their quest for state gold on Friday at the Iowa State Track Meet at Des Moines' Drake Stadium.

    Jefferson-Scranton won the district team title with 152 points, to edged runner up Harlan and the third place Rams. In the individual standings, the Glenwood boys earned three gold medals on the day and advanced in 12 events.

  • Rams are favorite on Hawkeye 10 diamond

    The question gave Glenwood coach Bret Elam pause.

    After three straight 20 win seasons and with his top four pitchers and top five hitters returning, is the Glenwood baseball team the favorite in the Hawkeye 10 Conference this season?

  • Ram softball in pack of conference contenders

    If it’s possible to be young and experienced, then that’s what head coach Tim Stanton would call his 2010 Glenwood softball team.

    “We lost four senior starters from last season so we’re younger this year but we might have more “softball” experience,” said Stanton, in his eighth season at the Rams’ helm. “This is definitely the most talent I’ve ever had from the top of the varsity to the bottom of the freshman team that’s ever been in the program at one time.”

  • Wolverines send six to state

    The East Mills boys track team earned six bids to this week’s state track meet at the Class 1A, District 9 track meet held at Mount Ayr on Friday.

    The Iowa State Track Meet runs Thursday through Saturday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

    The Wolverines’ Jake Bolton and Kyle Steiner both earned bids in the 100-meter dash at districts. Both will make their state sprint debuts in the event on Thursday at 10:55 a.m.

  • Blankenship heats up, makes district cut on 3A links

    The Glenwood boys soccer team took advantage of the larger dimensions of the Iowa Western Community College soccer field and two first half goals to post a 3-0 victory over Council Bluffs St. Albert on Saturday.

    “It's an 80 foot by 120 foot field, which is a big field, so we wanted to use it all and control the ball and I think we did that,” said Glenwood coach Mike Artist.

  • Fire In Glenwood

    A garage and automobile behind a residence at 406 S. Hazel Street in Glenwood were destroyed by a fire Tuesday evening, May 4.

    Glenwood firefighters responded to a call of a structure fire shortly before 6:30 p.m. The garage was completely engulfed in flames and heavy black smoke upon their arrival. Firefighters had the blaze contained in a matter of minutes, but the structure was a total loss.

  • Rescued Dogs Improving

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - The Loess Hills Humane Society is continuing to care for more than two dozen dogs that were rescued from a property in rural Pacific Junction on April 29.

    A total of 27 dogs were taken from 62172 195th St. after investigators from the Loess Hills Humane Society and Mills County Sheriff’s Office determined the dogs were suffering from neglect. The dogs were pit bulls, pit bull mix and similar breeds.